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LONGFORD

 

ELLEN M. HEAVY       b. 1825     GARVAGH, LONGFORD

 

LOUTH

 

FRANCIS TAFFE           b. 1883      DROGHEDA, LOUTH

 

KILKENNY

 

ALICE BRIEN                 b. 1872       INISTIOGE, KILKENNY

NELLIE BRIEN               b. 1882       THOMASTOWN, KILKENNY

ANNIE KELL(E)Y          b.  ca1862   CO. KILKENNY

THOMAS B. KNOX        b. 1860       KILEEN, INISTIOGE, KILKENNY

 

 

WEXFORD

 

MARY FOLEY                 b. 1858       KILLAN, INNISCORTHY, WEXFORD

MOSES H. REDMOND    b. ca 1834  CO. WEXFORD

 

 




 

 

ELLEN M. HEAVY

 

 

Date of Birth/Bap.:   13 June, 1825

 

Place of Birth: Born at Garvagh, baptized at Ballymacormick, Longford

 

ParentsŐ Names:  James Heavy(b. Ireland abt. 1787) & Margaret McGrath

 

SponsorsŐ Names:  Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US:   Before Feb., 1849

 

Port of Arrival:

 

Name of Spouse:  Patrick McAleer

 

Place of Marriage:  Boston, MA (North End)  (8 Feb., 1849)

 

Date of Naturalization:

 

Place of Naturalization:

 

Occupation in the US:  wife and mother of 10 children

 

Date &Place of Death:  30 March, 1902 at Boston, MA

 

 

 

 

FRANCIS TAFFE(TAAFFE)

 

 

Frances Taffee and his three daughters: L to R:  Helen Agnes, Dorothy Therese and Mary Frances. 
Picture taken in New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA

 

Date of Birth/Bap.:  3 Aug., 1883/Baptized 4 Aug., 1883

 

Place of Birth:   Nuns Walk, Drogheda, Louth

 

ParentsŐ Names:  Patrick Ta(a)ffe & Catherine McGuirk

*Patrick b. Drogheda Mar., 1845 son of Nicholas

married Catherine (b. 1851 Ireland) at Drogheda

lived on Bredin St. then Nuns Walk , Drogheda

 

SponsorsŐ Names:  Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US:  18 Sept., 1891     aboard SS Cephalonia  *with parents and 5 siblings: Mary J., Nicholas, Thomas, Joseph, &Matthew

Port of Arrival:  Boston, MA

 

Name of Spouse:   Mary Agnes Griffin

 

Place of Marriage:  New Bedford, MA    (29 June, 1908)

 

Date of Naturalization:

 

Place of Naturalization:

 

Occupation in the US:  Sailmaker for whale boats, then international racing

Yachts.  WW I & WWII, he worked in Navy yards.  He made the last suit of sails for the Charles Morgan before it was enshrined at Mystic Seaport, CT.

 

Date &Place of Death: 6 Apr., 1972   New Bedford, MA

 

 

 

 

ALICE BRIEN

 

 

Date of Birth/Bap.:   1 May, 1872

 

Place of Birth:  Inistioge, Kilkenny

 

ParentsŐ Names:  Michael Brien & Ellen Tobin

 

SponsorsŐ Names:  Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US:  Sept., 1899

 

Port of Arrival:  Boston, MA

 

Name of Spouse:   John Francis Clancy

 

Place of Marriage:

 

Date of Naturalization:

 

Place of Naturalization:

 

Occupation in the US:

 

Date &Place of Death:  Lynn, MA

 

 

 

 

 

NELLIE BRIEN

 

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*Pictured with her younger brother Michael b. 1894

 

Date of Birth/Bap.:   24 Dec., 1882

 

Place of Birth:  Thomastown, Kilkenny

 

ParentsŐ Names:  Michael Brien & Ellen Tobin

 

SponsorsŐ Names:  Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US:

 

Port of Arrival:

 

Name of Spouse:  John Scanlon

 

Place of Marriage:   Lynn, MA  29 June, 1913)

 

Date of Naturalization:

 

Place of Naturalization:

 

Occupation in the US:

 

Date &Place of Death:  1972 at Lynn, MA

 

 

 

 

 

ANNIE KELLY/KELLEY

 

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Pictured with husband John Duffy, and children all born in Boston:

Mary Ann (b. 1891), Margaret Anna (b. 1894), James Joseph (b. 1896)

 

Date of Birth/Bap.:    abt. 1862

 

Place of Birth:  Probably Co. Kilkenny

 

ParentsŐ Names:  James Kelly/Kelley & Mary Dunn

 

SponsorsŐ Names:  Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US:

 

Port of Arrival:

 

Name of Spouse:  John P. Duffy

 

Place of Marriage:  Boston, MA    (23 Nov., 1890)

 

Date of Naturalization:

 

Place of Naturalization:

 

Occupation in the US:  Cook

 

Date &Place of Death:  1 June, 1906 at Boston, MA

 

 

 

THOMAS B. KNOX

 

 

Date of Birth/Bap.:   10 Oct., 1860

 

Place of Birth:  Kileen, Inistioge, Kilkenny

 

ParentsŐ Names:   Bartholomew Knox & Catherine Egan?/Hagan?

 

SponsorsŐ Names:  Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US:  approx. 1883

 

Port of Arrival:

 

Name of Spouse:   Mary Foley

 

Place of Marriage:  Torrington, CT  (6 Sept., 1885)

 

Date of Naturalization:  approx. 1895

 

Place of Naturalization:

 

Occupation in the US:  Stonecutter

 

Date &Place of Death:  7 Mar., 1931 at Litchfield, CT

 

 

 

 

MARY FOLEY

 

 

Date of Birth/Bap.:   19 Sept., 1858

 

Place of Birth:  Killan, Inniscorthy, Wexford

 

ParentsŐ Names:  Michael Foley & Mary Brennan

 

SponsorsŐ Names:  Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US:  approx. 1883

 

Port of Arrival:

 

Name of Spouse:  Thomas B. Knox

 

Place of Marriage:  Torrington, CT   (6 Sept., 1885)

 

Date of Naturalization:

 

Place of Naturalization:

 

Occupation in the US:

 

Date &Place of Death:  4 Dec., 1929

 

 

 

 

 

MOSES H. REDMOND

 

 

Date of Birth/Bap.:  ca. 1834

 

Place of Birth:   County Wexford

 

ParentsŐ Names:  Nicholas Redmond & Katherine Lawless

 

SponsorsŐ Names:  Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US:  Not Known

 

Port of Arrival:  Not Known

 

Name of Spouse:   Ellen Dunn

 

Place of Marriage:  Clinton, Oneida, NY (10 Jan., 1858)

 

Date of Naturalization:  Not Known

 

Place of Naturalization:  Not Known

 

Occupation in the US:  Laborer in a woolen mill

 

Date &Place of Death:  ca. 1874 at Clayville, Oneida, NY

*Siblings:  Patrick, Thomas, Katherine (Redmond) Kehoe,

James and Mary who possibly did not immigrate

 

*Served in Civil War:  NY Volunteer Infantry 164th RegŐt, Co. H

 

 

 




 

 

BORN ENGLAND OF IRISH PARENTS

 

 

ELLEN DUNN                     b. 1837

JOHN SPELLMAN              b. 1870

(SPILLANE)

 

 

BORN IRELAND

 

 

JOHN CARNEY                  b. 1847

BRIDGET HARKINS          b. ca 1845

MARY A. MCCARTHY      b. ca 1851

 

 




 

 

 

ELLEN DUNN

 

 

Date of Birth/Bap.:   1837

 

Place of Birth:  Staleybridge, England

 

ParentsŐ Names:  John Dunn & Mary ? (both b. Ireland)

 

SponsorsŐ Names:  Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US:  Not Known

 

Port of Arrival:  Not Known

 

Name of Spouse:  Moses H. Redmond

 

Place of Marriage:  Clinton, Oneida, NY (1858)

 

Date of Naturalization:  Not Known

 

Place of Naturalization:  Not Known

 

Occupation in the US:

 

Date &Place of Death:  1906 at Utica, Oneida, NY

 

 

 

 

 

JOHN SPELLMAN (SPILLANE)

 

 

Date of Birth/Bap.:   1870

 

Place of Birth:   Stockport, England

 

ParentsŐ Names:  Edward Spillane (bap. 1845 Dunkerrin, Offaly) & Ann

Hughes (her father, James, b. Armagh)

 

SponsorsŐ Names:  Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US:  1888

 

Port of Arrival:  Boston, MA

 

Name of Spouse:  Ellen Theresa Mahony

 

Place of Marriage:  Somersworth, NH

 

Date of Naturalization:  1893

 

Place of Naturalization:

 

Occupation in the US:

 

Date &Place of Death:  12 Sept., 1932  at Somersworth, NH

 

 

 

 

 

JOHN J. CARNEY

 

 

 

Date of Birth/Bap.:   1847

 

Place of Birth:   Ireland

 

ParentsŐ Names:   John Carney & Julia Comiskey

 

SponsorsŐ Names:  Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US:  ca. 1870

 

Port of Arrival:  Not Known

 

Name of Spouse:  Rose Farley (Farelly)

 

Place of Marriage:  Probably Hartford, CT   (ca 1876)

 

Date of Naturalization:   24 Oct., 1896

 

Place of Naturalization:  (Probably) Hartford, CT

 

Occupation in the US:  Coachman then machine operator at a firearms shop

 

Date &Place of Death:  1920 at Hartford, Ct

 

*JohnŐs sister, Mrs. John (possibly Marie) Stevens was living in

St. Paul, MN in 1920

 

 

 

 

 

 

BRIDGET HARKINS

 

 

Photo of Bridget, husband John Ford, son Bernard (b. Boston)

 

Date of Birth/Bap.:  (Probably) 1845

 

Place of Birth:   Ireland

 

ParentsŐ Names:  John Harkins & Ellen Dever

 

SponsorsŐ Names:  Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US:   Not Known

 

Port of Arrival:

 

Name of Spouse:   John Ford

 

Place of Marriage:  20 Feb., 1871 Charlestown, MA

 

Date of Naturalization:  Naturalized through marriage

 

Place of Naturalization:

 

Occupation in the US:   After JohnŐs death, Bridget bought a house and  store at 213 Marion St, East Boston and ran the store   until 1889.

 

Date &Place of Death:  27 June, 1900 at Boston, MA

 

 

 

MARY ANNE MCCARTHY

 

 

Date of Birth/Bap.:  abt. 1851

 

Place of Birth:  Ireland

 

ParentsŐ Names:  Patrick McCarthy & Eleanor Lynch

 

SponsorsŐ Names:  Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US:  Before 1874

 

Port of Arrival:   Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 

Name of Spouse:   Joseph Chauvin*

 

Place of Marriage:   Quebec, Canada

 

Date of Naturalization:

 

Place of Naturalization:

 

Occupation in the US:

 

Date &Place of Death:  28 Aug., 1903 at Boston, MA

 

*Also used last name of Shaw in Boston

 

 


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